prostate gland trouble.
died in the
hospital on the 14th
was taken to Bounti-
years, before an operation restored the sight in one eye. Her health was starting to fail and she fell and broke her
or a pudding ready for dinner.
Grandpa served two years
with time They
in age from two and was a very sad of small children
to help care for. on both her eyes.
A few years later she developed cataracts She was totally blind for nearly two
is one thing about Grandma that I have to mention: until
In August of 1919, Grandpa retired from his farm work
He sold auto hours with the
bench in front of Pat for dinner arriving would always be a pie
a city councilman and then he was July, 1924, a position he held at
elected Mayor of Afton the time of his death.
In September 1924, Grandpa and Grandma started for Utah
The summer operation. She bedfast most of
her husband and one-half months
eleven children, ranging
shoulder but she fully recovered from this. A later she broke some ribs and her pelvis bone.
They had a nice driving sleigh with fur-lap robes and foot
Grandma was a real old lady, no matter how
had one to
and bought a home in Afton; their first running water and
part time parts and
old cronies of the town sitting on a
some they went
ful, Utah to be buried.
His death was
a great blow that summer,
after Grandpa died, Grandma had a major
sixty years In the fall
of their relatives who had been visiting.
reached back to
Paris, Idaho, Grandpa was violently Montpelier where he was operated on
a meal, she always washed the else could put their hands in use.
very much, but away, so he took
job at Henry gasoline. He
Erickson's garage. enjoyed his leisure
Grandma. and Ruby
developed milk leg (a blood clot) and
developed pneumonia and died ten days after giving
old, Grandma raised the baby of 1928 her daughter May had
(Hilda Titensor). a sinus operation.
She claimed no
water she liked
They enjoyed this
He would mosey home
Valora and Hilda were left alone.
a trip always
was the big
horsehide overcoat he